Friedrich Adolf Krummacher

KRUMMACHER, Friedrich Adolf (or Adolph). b. Tecklenburg, Westphalia, 13 July 1767; d. Bremen, 4 April 1845. The son of the Burgomaster of Tecklenburg, he was the father of Friedrich Wilhelm Krummacher*, and grandfather of Cornelius Friedrich Adolf Krummacher*. He was educated at Lingen and at the University of Halle (1787-89). He was a private tutor in Bremen, and then con-rector of the Gymnasium at Hamm (1790-93). He was rector of the Gymnasium at Mörs (1793-1800), where his son Friedrich Wilhelm was born. He was Professor of Theology and Eloquence at the (Reformed) University of Duisburg (1800-07), a post that was terminated in 1807 as a consequence of the victory of Napoleon over the...

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